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Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal (IMBIV) – Universidad Nacional de Córdoba – Casilla de Correo 495 – 5000 Córdoba – Argentina
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Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal (IMBIV)
Sandra Díaz is Professor of Ecology at Córdoba National University, senior member of the Argentine National Research Council and Visiting Professor at the School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University. She is interested in plant functional traits and syndromes, their effects on ecosystem properties and their interactions with global change drivers. She has advanced theory and practical implementation of the concept of functional diversity and its effects on ecosystem properties and benefits. She combines her ecology studies with interdisciplinary work on how different societies value and reconfigure nature. She founded Núcleo DiverSus on Diversity and Sustainability, and co-founded the Global Communal Plant Trait Initiative TRY. She co-chaired the Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. She is a member of the Academies of Sciences of Argentina, USA, France, Norway, Latin America and the Developing World, and Foreign Fellow of the British Royal Society. Her awards include; Margalef Prize in Ecology, Gunnerus Award in Sustainability Science, Kew International Medal and BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge,
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1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
10 - Reduced inequality
15 - Life on land
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Last updated on 12/09/2022